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The Herald Gazette just received an email from Assemblyman Charles Lavine, a contender for county executive, indicating that he has decided not to run. Below is his statement. I have determined … more
It was the last day of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’s final performance at Nassau Coliseum and Malvernite John Di Leonardo was on the sidewalk in front of the Coliseum, yelling into a megaphone. more
After his recent trip to the Middle East, U.S. Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi said all the military-themed movies got it wrong. There’s no pumping music in the background and no cowboy-like rowdiness. … more
The Town of Hempstead board voted unanimously to increase the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, liquid nicotine, electronic cigarettes and all smoking paraphernalia to 21 during a board meeting on April 25. more
New York state’s new $163 billion budget passed last week, including an allocation of $2.5 billion for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act, which aims to improve water distribution systems’ safety and quality. more
The Herald Community Newspapers came up big in the New York Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, taking 15 honors in the statewide competition, for which 184 newspapers submitted … more
Hempstead Town Councilman Edward Ambrosino was arrested March 31 and charged with eight counts of wire fraud, tax evasion, making and subscribing to false corporate tax returns, and failing to file a return or pay tax, according to an indictment released March 31 by the U.S. Department of Justice. more
Residents gathered at the Stenson Memorial Library to hear the results of this year’s Village of Sea Cliff election as the clock struck 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The chatter in the room diminished as … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat and Glen Cove native, listed five issues that he wanted to address at a town hall meeting at the Polish National Home on March 18. Most members of his audience, … more
Residents gradually filled St. Luke’s Episcopal Church for “Meet the Candidates,” hosted by the Sea Cliff Civic Association on March 15. Members of the village had the opportunity to ask Mayor … more
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